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now reach the u.s. >>> officials are calling it the worst case of hoarding they've seen. dozens of 18-wheelers needed to clear it away. now, help for the horder. >>> and one honest cabbie. returning nearly $250,000 in cash, believe it or not. getting a measly reward in return. making us ask, what would you do? >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin this tuesday with jerry sandusky refusing to go quietly to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been
's drawn fireworks. president obama and mitt romney are expected to spar again over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after the new york times reported the u.s. and iran agreed to one on one talks over the nuclear program. >> iran thinks they can go faster and harder. >> reporter: the white house denied a meeting is sets but added it's open to one on one talks. >> president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. mitt romney in florida. as we gave this advice during a football game between the press and staff. the president has a 5 point lead among registered voters. another poll shows the race is a dead heat, 47%. the candidates will be sitting for what many consider a make or break moment before election day. >>> some local leaders are taking on key i shoes issues. the two will talk about issues in the community for an hour beginning tonight at 7:00. >>> it's been a month since a man died in police custody, the family of anderson held a vigil to remember him. they called on the state's attorney's office to file charges. the police departm
, including the u.s. ambassador. >> i want to make sure we get that for the record. it took the president 14 days before they called the act in benghazi an act of terror. >> he did, in fact, sir. let me call it an act of terror. >> can you say that louder, candy? >> he did call an act of terror. >> reporter: and the president brought up the infamous 47% comment in his closing statement. >> when he said, behind closed doors that 47% of the country considers themselves victims, or refuse personality responsibility, think about who he was talking about. >> reporter: this was the one and only town hall style debate. next monday's debate will focus on foreign policy. paula? >> i've got my popcorn and soda ready for round three. t.j. winick live on long island this morning. thanks, t.j. >>> there's lots to analyze on both sides. earlier this morning, rob and i talked to our senior washington editor, rick klein. >> always appreciate you being here with us. talk a little bit about, i guess, what was the strength for each guy last night? what was their home run? >> president obama was able to look pr
. coming up an explosion in japan is now making pampers priceyer in the u.s. >> reporter: before you head out and load the kid into the backseat there's a new law to know about. i am linda so. how it could change the way kids ride in the back seat. >> we have chilly temperaturesout there this morning with them in the 40s in a lot of spots. we will ha a warmup mock into the picture. -- moving into the picture. i will tell you when coming up. >> reporter: we are dealing with congestion on 695 at old court road and several accidents across the region. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. (bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches oney bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new l
clinton, is taking responsibility for security decisions made about the u.s. embassy in libya. four americans died during an attack in benghazi. clinton says the white house wouldn't have knowledge about security requests. it's been revealed the embassy asked for security but the request was denied. >>> five things you may want to know on this tuesday, he represented pennsylvania for 30 years. 250d spector will be laid to rest. think pink for breast cancer awareness month. a pep rally is held at the courthouse in towson, ceo of komen maryland is joining baltimore county executive to get people excited about raising funs for breast cancer. we are fife days away from race from the cure. it's sunday, 21st in hunt valley, abc 2 is a proud sponsor of the event. we hope you join us, we will be out there. log on to komen maryland site, we have a link at abc2news.com/think pink. we are wondering what the wets is going to be like -- weather is going to be like. >> you have the outlook in to sundays. we can get the answer we need but how thick of a coat do we need? >>i would say, pretty big c
hall, linda so, abc2 news. >>> some disturbing news when it comes to crime in the u.s.. for the first time in 20 years violent crime in the u.s. has jumped. that's because an increase in the number of simple assaults from 2010 to 2011. but for the most part, incidents of rape, sexual assault, robbery and serious crimes involving weapons or injury remained about the same. experts say the amount of crime in 2010 was historically low and the new numbers don't necessarily signal a reversal. >>> all new for you today the amazing survival story of two friends who grew up in maryland after spending days stranded in the glacier national park in montana, the men are now speaking out about the ordeal for the first time. neal peckens and jasonizeen both experienced hikers but their map blew away the hikers well they got turned around. hiser and peckens spent four days in the snow hoping someone would find them. >> when the man who was out hiking looking for us you know called out to us it huge relief >> the worst part of the whole thing was the fact that we couldn't communicate with anyone back
lapses that led to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate. however, republican lawmakers say the safety of americans working overseas rests squarely with the demander in chief. they are preparing for a possible strike, moving drones into the area. putting special opes forces on stand-by. >>> the pakistani girl who was targeted by the taliban is getting treatment at a hospital in england. officials are talking optimistically on what will admittedly be a very long recovery. nick schifrin reports from birmingham. >> reporter: she was nearly killed for simply wanting to go to school. malala has began a long road to recovery. her doctors removed her ventilator and she responded to stimuli. >> her doctors believe she has a chance of making a good recovery. >> reporter: 17 specialists will examine her in 24 hours. they have to recorrect her entire skull, shattered by a taliban bullet. this hospital provides better care than what she can receive in pakistan. and it is also safer. as long as she was in pakistan, the taliban promise to try to kill her. when the taliban took over her neighborhood
license but hit with a fine and reprimands. >>> a threat facing the u.s. that could result in a cyber pearl harbor, according to defense secretary leon panetta. he said the nation is increasingly vulnerable to foreign computer hackers, that could freeze the banking system, or shut down power plants. several of the biggest banks were hit by hacker whose kept customers from logging in to accounts. that the tip of the iceberg. >> the cyber attack perpetrated by nation states are violent extremist groups, could be as destructive as the terrorists attack on 9/11. >> he says such an attack could paralyze the nation. >>> no secret that banks are increasing fees to make up for the lost revenue in other areas. >> do you know what they are charging you? details that sheds light on what you are having to pay to keep the account. you. we know you. we know you have to rise early... and work late, with not enough sleep in between. how you sometimes need to get over to that exit, like, right now. and how things aren't... just about you anymore. introducing the all-new, smart-sensing... honda accord.
details about the time line of the deadly september attack at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the u.s. state department and the white house were advised that an islamic group was claiming responsibility for the attack about two hours after it was carried out. but intelligenceources say other messages with conflicting information may also have been sent on that day. and they add that early reports from the scene of any attack or disaster are often inaccurate. >>> and a u.s. effort to wipe out al qaeda is nearing a significant milestone. according to "the washington post," the number of militants and civilians killed in drone strikes will soon exceed 3,000. that surpasses the number of people al qaeda killed in the 9/11 attacks. and "the post" says the director of the cia is pushing for an expansion of the current drone fleet. >>> and to the global economy now. and a down day in early traiting overseas. asian markets were lowered after dismal earnings reports from some big-name companies here in the u.s. those reports sent the dow to its lowest level in nearly seven weeks. here's abc's
, the violence that cost four americans their lives including u.s. ambassador chris stevens and abc's jon karl is standing by with this late news. jon? >> reporter: this is ahead of a major congressional hearing tomorrow into what happened in that attack on our consulate in libyament and we are hearing new details, details that we have never heard before about what went down and this is significantly different than what we were told at the time. at the time as you recall we were told it was a protest that went bad and became an attack. now we are told there was no protest going on outside that embassy. the first indication that they heard anything outside the walls of the embassy, of the consulate compound was an explosion and gunfire. they looked through a camera to see what was going on and we are told they saw a large number of armed men coming in and approaching that compound. we're told it was a very complex attack without precedent in u.s. diplomatic history, we've never seen an attack like this in libya or anywhere else we were told, by this senior state department official. so, diane,
york city for today's tech bytes. >>reporter: in today's tech bytes, samsung wins a round, a u.s. judge lifted a temporary ban on sales of the galaxy tab 10.1 tablet. in the u.s. apple is still seeking a permanent ban burks this will allow samsung to sell the 10.1 for the holidays. meanwhile, samsung is still the leader in the u.s. smart phone market, but apple is quickly catching up. samsung's market share in august stayed flat while apple posted some big gains. blackberry and windows are continuing, though, to lose ground. in a few years the printed textbook may be as outdated as flash cards. education secretary arnee duncan says the u.s. should move away from the hard copy text as soon as possible. he says it's necessary if the u.s. wants to keep up with other countries. and high tech gloves mean you won't have to go bare handed to use a smart phone outdoors this winter. the glove has a speaker and microphone built in. both gloves have a special material that works with a touch screen. those are your tech bytes. i'm rob nelson. >>> you're looking at a live picture right now o
will not affect just the butchers but restaurants and dinner tables across the u.s. >>> and the newly released 3d flick hotel transylvania is a big hit for the moviegoers. the movie brought in 43 million dollars. number two spot went to looper and that stars joseph gordon levit and end of watch brought in 8 million in text sale >>> many believe tsa agents need some more training. how two loaded weapons wentunchecked undetected and made their way onto flights this last week. good morning begins right now. >> you are watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> abc2 is working for you making sure you don't get scamedif you are trying to get your hands on the o's playoff tickets. what you need to know straight ahead. and from child seats to your facebook passwords new laws go into effect today and we are making sure you are prepared and everything you need to know before you walk out the door on this monday. it's october 1st. good morning. i am charley crowson. come on. ladies. join me. it's an lc sandwich. >> we planned it. >> with jj hardy. this is the bobble head. >> th
is to blame for the shooting death of a u.s. border patrol agent. nick loss ivie was killed this week just north of the mexico/arizona border. mexican officials arrested two men as investigators look into whether ivie was shot by a fellow officer. his family is struggling to cope with the loss. >> we've been so preoccupied with the grief of the loss, we really haven't had time to be angry at anything. it is what it is. it won't bring nick back. >> homeland security secretary janet napolitano heads to arizona today to express condolences and meet with investigators. >>> syria has apologized for an artillery strike on a turkish town that killed five people. but escalating fears of cross-border war have sparked demonstrations in turkey. outside the parliament building, riot police used tear gas and water canons to break up anti-war protesters. >>> firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire threatening about a dozen homes in washington state. the fire, which is being fueled by bone-dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres about 40 miles from seattle. some people in the town of shelton
are still the number one cause of death in kids in the u.s. this new law is designed to cut down on that rate and to keep kids safe on the roads. now if you need help in stalling -- installing a car seat or want to make sure you did it properly. call 1-800-370-seat. coming up at 5:30, we will tell you about other laws including one that will affect how you use facebook while you are working. live in federal hill, linda so, abc2 news. >>> an intense search taking place in tennessee this morning. what police believe may have happened to two children whose grandparents died in a house fire. >>> also, heavy rains brought flash flooding to parts of texas. the danger some drivers face as they tried to get through flooded roadways. >> reporter: everything is you will to -- up to speed here at the fort mchenry tunnel but i will let you know about 695 and 83 coming up. you are looking at wall street in new york. beautiful way to start the day. stay with us. much more to come. >>> news time 4:42. we are looking at stories making national headlines. the search is on in tennessee for two chi
into a u.s. military convoy. the u.s. war reached the grim milestone with the death of an american soldier. the death toll now standing at 2,000. >>> and very fresh revelations in the government's botched gun tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >> i am voiced they missed something like that. >> reporter: some in congress worry this has all become business as usual. >> unfortunately, the reports i get, it's not just this one weapon. it's hundreds of items every day, b
toward the u.s. somewhere from the mid-atlantic to new england. >> when you factor in the unusual track that it's going to be taking, that is coming in from the east, across the jersey coast, it's a once in a lifetime storm. arer the >> reporter: the so-called once in a lifetime storm will only get worse as it moves towards land. monday, it will collide with energy that will pull in some cold air from the northwest. now, adding to that perfect storm scenario, there's what we call a blocking pattern that shoves energy from the north back at the storm and back toward the united states. here's what all of that means to you. the storm will carry hurricane-force winds, up to a foot of rain and the potential storm surge that could top out at ten feet. extreme conditions could begin as early as sunday and last for days, drenching the most populated part of the country. >> this storm, that is going to be impacting the mid-atlantic and parts of the northeast monday into tuesday is going to be destructive, historic and, unfortunately, life threatening. >> reporter: a state of emergency has alread
this monday morning. thanks. >>> the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate has now become campaign fodder. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham is accusing the administration of a coverup. the top democrat says it is ridiculous conspiracy stuff. >>> people are paying tribute to arlen specter this morning. he served 30 years in the senate and he died yesterday of complications from nonhoge kins lymphoma. >> i remember as a kid, he would be down in the stands at three rivers stadium at steelers games introducing himself, just getting to know, he wanted to know the whole stadium. think people will look back and say, that is what an elected official is supposed to do, even if it is not convenient or is difficult at times. arlen specter always did that. >> his funeral is tomorrow. vice president joe biden has postponed campaign events in order to attend. he was 82 years old. >>> in other new, pretrial hearings are set to begin today for five men accused of planning the terrorist attacks on 9/11. the hearings are closed but family members of those killed on 9/11 have been invited to milita
states consulate in libya. it killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador, criticism against the obama administration for the way the thing was handled. secretary of state, hilary clinton, is saying that the white house is not to blame, she is. charlie is at the live desk and going to explain about how she is speaking out. >> we are weeks away from the electhis went down on september 11th, president barack obama, and the white house, have been getting a loft criticism, both for message as to the cause and remarks made by vice president joe biden. the vice president said the white house didn't know anything about requests for extra security at the embassy in benghazi. the state department said requests for made and rejected. hilary clinton says she is the one charged with protecting u.s. diplomats. >> i'm in charge of the state department, 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts, the president and vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by secure professionals. >> there are three separate investigations going on now regarding th
strong chair right. these recent moves come on the heels of a report made by the u.s. ant tie doping agency. >> the race is sunday in hunt valley. you can still register using a link on the website or race day. we'll be in hunt valley. you'll find out information about the race, traffic and road closures coming up on sunday morning. >> nearly 40,000 customers were overcharged and have since been refunded but that hasn't stopped the class action lawsuit. former mayor am candidate and current -- mayoral candidate notified the suit. it alleges unfair treatment from the city and they allowed city businesses to rack up large water bill debt while families were forced from their homes. the mayor weighed in on this impending lawsuit. >> time after time it's very clear to mow that threaten -- me that threatening to soup doesn't solve -- soup -- sue doesn't solve the problem. >> the city solicitor says he believes it's a publicity stunt. >>> continuing coverage as baltimore county is moving forward with new school security measures in the wake of the perry hall high school school shewels. on
in. we're clear. you see off to the north and north of the u.s. right here on the canadian border making a push. we'll get clipped by some of that. it will drop our temperatures by 10 to 12 tomorrow into early saturday. the overnight cooling down to 40 or so. bring a layer. much more on your weekend and looking further than that coming up. >> thanks a lot, wyatt. >>> a previous disruption for people. several had to evacuate their homes as a precaution following a gas leak around 1:00 this afternoon. bge tells us a private contractor hit a line. no one lost their gas service. >>> there was an increase in the number of meningitis cases from the tainted batch of steroid shots. >> now the cdc said 170 cases are reported nationwide. the numbers are only expected to rise. massachusetts' governor de val patrick said the manufacturer may have misled regulators. >> i think the troubling thing is some of these compound pharmacies sell drugs not just in their community but across the country. >> the pharmacy surrendered their lps. >>> a family is clinging to hope praying that rescuers will f
suffered minor injuries. >>> the first u.s. senator to come out in opposition to the u.s. war. former president george mcgovernen died. he won the democratic nomination for president back in 1972. he lost to richard nixon in one of the biggest landslides in american history. he carried, massachusetts. he stayed in the senate until 1980, four years later he made a run for president but didn't make it. he died in hospice care this morning in south dakota. he was 90 years old. >>> a member of one of our state's most prominent families, clarence mitchell the third was laid to rest. he served in the house of delegates and the state senate. funeral services were held today at sharpsstreet memorial church. he died after a battle with cancer. he was 72. >>> an uplifting day in hunt valley, abc2news was there for the susan komen race for the cure. we will hear from people standing up and fighting to find a cure. >>> frightening news about spray on suntan lotion, those details coming up. >>> we are cool across much of the east coast. take a look in the south, dallas, 90s, you could see 80s in t
with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >> fire officials say donald king was killed when a large tree blew over and crashed into his kitchen. the family was there gathering personal affect and boarding up what is left after the accident. >> i was standing here talking to him and i said what is amatter and i said i am nervous and i said a tree might fall on us and that was the last i seen him. ? >> the other two people who died were traffic fatalities. >> the governor is coming to the area and they are calling it the worst flooding since gloria. two caskets floated out. >> for the first time in 60 years we are getting to see the inside of a whiskey plant. you can see the whiskey wax on the inside
'll be right back. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. ?iel' be honest with you. i don't know what day it is, what month it is after looking at this. frostburg where they're still seeing plenty of snow and it's still falling at this hour. >> we're concerned with flooding and getting the lights on for some folks. >> let's check in with meteorologist wyatt everhart. >>> sandy continue times act the state with snow to the west, rain showers and mixed snow showers across northern parts of central maryland. we've got pretty big waves there. 's the broad circulation. you can see that the rain/snow mix is a reality for parts of the state. it's showing a little bit of a changeo
govern was a liberal, the first u.s. senator to oppose the war in vietnam. >> i will halt the senseless bombing of indo-china on inaugural day. >> reporter: he ran in '72, it was the 60s he was channelling. the youth-powered, rule-breaking, establishment-blaming assault on the status quo. >> we are wasting money on the war we ought to use on building our on country. >> liberal was in fashion. but his campaign was a mess. his pick for vice president, tom eagleton was dropped by mcgovern once it cam out eagleton had been hospitalized for mental illness. >> there is not much cause for dancing in the streets of sioux falls, south dakota. >> reporter: on election day he lost every state but massachusetts, and the democrating party lost once loyal voters. by the time the kid who met him at the airport pulled the party back to the middle, the term mcgovernite was a slur democrats would use against each other. a lasting respect came mcgovern's way, as senator and after as a cause of fighting hunger. to the end he stuck to his views whether they were in fashion or not. john donvan, abc news, washington. >>> dri
in bengha benghazi. it was terror after all, not angry protesters, killing the u.s. ambassador. and the issue is front and center at a hearing on capitol hill. >>> on the campaign trail. a new, softer side of mitt romney. his family urging the change, as polls show him closing the gap in battleground states. >>> airport arsenal. a boston man detained at l.a.x., after what border agents found in his luggage. body armor, weapons, even body bags. >>> and snoopy on the silver screen. the big announcement. charlie brown and the gang, in a brand-new movie. >>> good wednesday morning. i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. >> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we begin this wednesday, with tough questions ahead on capitol hill today, about last month's attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya, as well as three other americans. >> the title of the house committee probe speaks volumes. it's called the hearing on the failure in benghazi. tahman bradley is here with a preview. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, sunny and rob. with the security failures in the spo
are expected to spar again over libya after "the new york times" reported that the u.s. and iran had agreed to one-on-one talks. >> now iran thinks they can go much harder than they think they can go. >> reporter: the white house added it is open to one-on-one talks. >> and now to a point that iran's economy is on its knees. >> reporter: president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. and mitt romney in florida where he gave this advice between the football game. >> figure out which of the players is best and take them out early. >> reporter: a new poll shows the president has a five-point lead among registered voters but a likely race shows the race is a dead heat at 47%. >> i have a question. >> do you want me to answer? >> reporter: and denied that instead of circling each other, the candidates will be sitting. brandi hitt, abc news, boca raton, florida. >> but who could have predicted how those first two debates would go but "gma" anchor and host of "this week" george stephanopoulos has an idea of what to look for in tonight's third confrontation. >> here's what i expec
aggressive u.s. role in the syrian civil war. >>> meantime, president obama campaigning on the west coast sounded an urgent note in his appeal to voter. he told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit what goes on behind the closed dufrz the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told cynthia mcfadden she steers clear of trying to influence her husband's approximately sees instead sticking to causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. obama talked about how comfortable the president is around women. >> this is one of the things i love about barack, he is so used to having strong women in his life. you know, it's odd. i tell him that this is somehow, you know, god keeping his testosterone in check. because really he is surrounded by women. >> the first lady says she no longer has doubts that they're doing what is best for their family and for the country as well. >>> the search fo
's attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, all of this taking place ahead of a major congressional hearing set for later today. the state department says several groups of men lost a sustained assault without warning armed with machine guns, more tars, rocket propelled grenade. state department officials are backing away from early administration claims that anger over the anti-muslim video is what sparked the rampage. major reversal there. >>> politics this morning, 27 days left until the big election in november. mitt romney joined on the campaign trail last night in ohio by new jersey governor chris christie. given the critical role that that state plays in this year's election, romney is devoting much energy there ahead of next tuesday's debate. >>> meanwhile, president obama is back in the white house, after his campaign swing through the state. mr. obama appealed to young voters with a stop at ohio state. he told students there, quote, everything we are for in 2008 is on the line in 2012 and urged them to cast ballots early. >>> big bird,
are the number one cause of death in kid in the u.s. this new law is designed to a cut down on that rate and to keep kids safe on the roads. some of the other laws that take effect today, the phylicia barnes law designed to improve how law enforcement and commity groups work together when a child disappears also requiring state officials to publish a list of missing children. and another law that takes effect today that affects everyone with a job is it's illegal for your boss in maryland to ask you for your log in information to social media websites like facebook. live in federal hill, linda so, abc2 news. >>> several other laws begin and it's mixed bag. companies that want to threaten to tow cars from private property must now show large signs with the name of the towing company and the towing companies must allow people to get the vehicle back at all hours of the day. you must also now come to a complete stop for nonworking stoplights. the best way to keep it in mind is to treat it like a 4-way stop that can come in handy when we have the power outages following severe weather. >>> i
to efforts nearly 700 u.s. based website accused of selling counterfeit drugs was shut down. it was part of a international operation. the drugs offered on the website were antibiotics weight loss pills and anticancer medications. the baltimore office was chosen to lead the operation because of the experience with similar cases. >>> looking at some of the events happening in our area today, a baltimore washington medical center holding a free health fair at arundel mills mall. you can get screenings including blood pressure and blue coast check and bone density. this is happening and people will be on hand to discuss mental health issues and mental health aging. wound healing and breast health too. that goes from 10 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon and you don't need an appointment to participate. >>> exciting day for maryland state police as they unveil the first helicopter of the new fleet. governor o'malley and other state officials are scheduled to attend which is taking part at martin state apartment. this is -- airport. this is the first of 10 to replace the medivac fleet. >
. >> reporter: expected to spar over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after the new york times reported the u.s. and iran had agreed to one on one talks over the nuclear program. >> iran thinks they can go faster and harder than they used to think they can go. >> reporter: the white house denied a meeting is set but added it's open to one on one talks. president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. mitt romney in florida. he gave this advice during a football game. a new poll shows the president has a 5 point lead among voters. another poll shows the race is a dead heat at 47%. denied instead of circling each other, candidates will be sitting for what many consider a make or break moment. >>> we want top save money on our electric bill. we have a warning for you today. >> if someone shows up offering a home energy audit, don't fall for it. >>> a scam is hitting homeowners across the country. >> joce sterman has the details. >> reporter: debby wanted to cut back on her electric bill. when someone offed a home energy audit, she agreed. >> he
it away from the u.s. but bermuda has tropical storm watches for the area. future trend not picking up on a whole lot. but look what happens as we go into the lunchtime. it could be a wet one. you will want to eat it indoors. showers and storms are possible going into 3, 4 with plenty sunshine moving in for tomorrow. and here's the high temperature i am going with today. it's going to be breezy and warm. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. heading to 695, there are no problems from parkville up towards towson. looking at an 11 minute right on the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. and here's what 95 looks like in white marsh at route 43. everything is moving along no problems getting into the city. and for those of you using the harrisburg expressway here's hunt valley at shawan road. no problems down to the beltway and it will remain nice and clear getting on the jfx and head downtown. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> five things to know on this monday. pretrial hearing for khalid sha
as she pounds the jamaican island and eventually moves toward cuba and the u.s. eastern coach. it pushes sandy closer and closer to the mid-atlantic states as we go into early next week, monday and tuesday. >>> a survey by the ad council finds you're 23 times more likely to drive from texting than drinking. >> students experienced it first hand. >> reporter: juliana just got into a car crash while texting and driving. someone swerved across the center line. luckily, today's wrecks weren't real but to teach them a lesson. >> it gives you a realistic sense of driving at high speed and shows how dangerous texting really is. the distraction can be deadly and it's very real for younger drivers. a study found 80% of drivers admitted to texting, using the internet or opening smartphone apps while in the driver's seat. taking your eye off the road, even for a second, can be costly. >> it's like driving the entire length of a football field blindfolded. >> wait until i get to my destination because it's not worth it getting into a fender bender. >> reporter: in glen burnie, reporting. >> for more
the u.s. antidoping agency band armstrong for life, a move that's expected to ultimately strip harm strong of his seven tour de france titles and his sole olympic bronze. he denies it but almost all of his teammaters have said he doped. >> to deny the report would be like denying gravity. >> reporter: armstrong's announcement comes as the organization gears up for the 15th year. reporting for abc news washington. >>> terrell shuggs is back. and ray lewis was put on the injured reserve list. ray was supposed to have surgery today. he told his close friend, shannon sharp he will not make a decision until he goes through rea. >> all right. is college actually worth the price tag? >> which majors pay and which one cost leave you in the red. >> meet one woman who tricked breast cancer and turned it into a gift. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven. i'm voting for question
to keep them quiet. she is now worried there could be more victims. u.s. swimming has banned him for life. >>> and a developing story we're following. a member of the navy shot and killed in baltimore. he stepped out of his car on wednesday when two men got out of a car in a dark colored sedan and opened fire. a woman said she was watching tv when she heard the gunshots. >> my older son came out he was in the army and a paramedic. he said get me a towel. he tried to put pressure on it. i don't think he will make it. >> he had been stationed in virginia. they are offering a cash reward. call crime stoppers. >>> aspirin can help patients live longer who have colon cancer. after studying the patients with the disease, researchers found that thoses who tumors and knew tay shons lived longer after taking aspirin. patients without the mutation didn't seem to benefit from the medication. and the colon cancer is the second leading cancer related death in the u.s. >>> and it will be about breast cancer awareness it is happening today. the school is hosting getting pink on purpose and being healthy
in the u.s., as well. 400 scholarship winners, the so-called sons of oprah paid tribute in the emotional highpoint of her 25-year run on the oprah show. >> over 400 men. >> reporter: the film follows the girls' epic journey from the poorest townships from south africa, all the way to graduation. >> there were many days during these past five years where i've asked myself, what were you thinking? what were you thinking, you could build a school? i was thinking about this day. i was thinking about this day with them walking in triumph across this stage in their white dresses. >> the class of 2011. >> reporter: so, like any nervous mom sending kids off to college, six of them here in the u.s., shopping for dorm furnishings with them left her feeling like an empty nester. >> the very first morning that the girls from the united states were here and we were all going to, i can't believe, i'm reaching over target and bed bath & beyond. but the morning we were all getting dressed to go shopping for their college dorms, i mean, i -- it's -- the moment it hit me. >> reporter: it's been a journey,
. according to the u.s. energy department, next to 100 pounds, an extra 100 pounds in your vehicle could reduce miles per gallon by 2%. >>> and beyonce knowles will be taking the stage at the super bowl. she sang the national anthem years ago. she will be performing february 3. >>> stay with us. we will tell you a situation happening in randallstown where they're rolling back the prices. >> a new walmart start is set to open with a new ribbon cutting ceremony. it is a 24 hour a day, seven day a week, walmart and a full line, a grocery store and bakery and deli. >> the new store on liberty road. if you have a strong opinion about the new walmart, this one in bel air, there is a meeting this morning that you might want to attend. walmart wants to move the constant friendship location to a new site, this one on plum tree road. the development advisory committee are gathering at 9:00 to show the plans. people living around that area, a lot of them are not really happy about this. there is concern about traffic in that area. today's meeting, it is at the harford county council chambers. >>> a
leave his post in january. >> two hours after an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, the white house was told a militant group was taking responsibility. they say an islamist group used a website to claim the attack. >> $354,000 that's how much money u.s. air ways could owe the government. frl officials are considering a fine against the airline for flying a jet more than 900 times without inspection. the faa found a leaking fuel line in a jet and it was replaced but not tested. . >> and talk about spending time in the air, air force one is working overtime. between today and tomorrow the plain p plane is expected to65 president obama took off from iowa this morning and will return to the white hois from clooefrpd. both candidates are working overtime trying to capture votes from the swing states. >> stay with us, these stories are coming back in 60 seconds . >> a man suspected of killing a man in a church in georgia was once committed the to a mental hospital here in maryland. wbss say he shot a volunteer leadsing a prayer service in the church. the volunteer died. he was the o
ambulances on the ground when you land. passengers on u.s. airways flight from pam at that to phoenix landed in new mexico because the windshield cracked. >> once we touched down it was scarier seeing the windshield and knowing we touched down in what could have been. >> the passengers were reported to be okay. u.s. airways sent another plane to bring the passengers onto phoenix. >>> you want to make sure your kids are safe especially when they are playing outside right near your home. so for many parents, this sign may make sense. it reads warning, you hit my kid, you will be shot. phillip was tired of the speeding cars that went past his house and he says the threat ofviolence is not real but it does get drivers attention. >> it's an extreme message why so extreme. >> i rather you cover a sign a 4 foot ladder versus a tragic incident you know to where somebody lose as child. >> when the sign is out he says drivers do slow down to 25-mile- per-hour speed limit. he adds that he and his wife have not received a lot of support from neighbors. so they have received a lot of support from neighbo
your mail carriers out there hard at work. this one came to us courtesy of beth. we looked at the u.s. postal service website and they will be working again today. neither rain, snow, or dark of night. >> make sure that you thank them. they are working hard. >>> all right. look at this picture. this is the tomb of the unknown soldier. this is dedication army guard stood watch over the tomb. despite the heavy rain and the high winds from hurricane sandy. this photo comes from the u.s. army. the tomb was built after world war 1 to honor the memory of soldiers killed in war. it has been guarded since 1948. >> that is an inspiring image there. so much of our lives were put on hold and stopped yesterday because of hurricane sandy. >> we took forgranted the fact that you can be inside and enjoy that. because a lot of people have to go to work. >>> yes. the storm of the force last night. what is in store for us today? >> we're getting lots of rain and heavy rain bands this morning. that will continue throughout the day and windy conditions throughout the day as well. tropical storm force win
news. >>> today is the final day you have to register to vote in maryland. a u.s. citizen and a maryland resident, and you have to turn 18 before election day, november 6th. the easiest places to do it is at the m va. we will post a list of other places at abc2news.com, and while you are there, read up on the big issues you marylanders will be deciding including questions 7, 6 and 4. >>> fl is a lot of celebrating this morning after two hikers were found alive. >> they were missing in montana, we will tell you about the rescue and the adventure the family had. >>> more on the deadly meningitis outbreak, it maybe bigger than health officials thought. >>> a lot of clean up in one community, especially in one vital place. what happened here and what is happening coming up. >>> a lot of clean up in northwest arkansas after a tornado touched down there. a doctor's office took a hit, part of the roof was completely blown off, fortunately, no one was seriously hurt. a worker says they are lucky most of the records were electronic so they don't have to worry about losing patient c
. 205 cases around the u.s. and 15 people have been confirmed dead. according to the cdc, theinfects began after a tainted batch of steroids shot were send out of a massachusetts based company and the medication has been recalled. >>> because a girl gets a shot to protect againster is cervical cancer doesn't mean she is mored from in sex. girls given the having a nation for h -- having a nation for hpd -- vaccinations for hpd and they found very few of the girls that got the shot at 11 did any of the things during a period of the next three years. let's go to megan who is standing by over in studio b. >>> this is about supporting komen maryland and it's never been so important because the donation is down but the need is great and the need is up. britney fouler is with the organization and joins us this morning. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having us and hosting the telethon on our behalf. >> tell us what's going on. >> we have there three wonderful volume un-- three vonder -- wonderful volunteers. people can call in and make donation. everybody knows someone touched by breast
, gotcha. u.s. border patrol agents telling us there are two females from ireland and another person trying to get into the united states illegally. people in detroit know this as a common path or transmission of illegal immigrants and drugs and even alcohol back in prohibition. it looks like they're on some sort of small boat or raft or something and they may have come from the canadian side. crossed over the st. clair river and up and over the small retaining wall into the detroit area. three people were arrested for entry without inspection. >> the amazing thing about seeing this video is it really shows the lengths that people go through to get into the country. >> when you think about the problem of illegal immigration, most of the discussion is about the mexico/u.s. border. we don't talk about it in terms of the canadian border. >>> get the hair brush. >>> as we get closer to halloween, the videos get scarier and e1scarier. i have to warn you guys, watch this one at your own risk. >> this is a character from the ring. well, she has been seen in the streets of warsaw, poland. >> that's
, the issue on iran, that report in "new york times" does governor romney believe that the u.s. should sit down with iran. >> governor romney had said that arms should be the last. i will say this, i think so much of our relationship with iran under this president was defined early in his administration when folks took to the street in that green revolution. that set a tone where now iran thinks they can go harder and faster than they could go. >> senator rubio, thank you a lot for your time. i apologize again for those technical difficulties. >>> we'll be back with our powerhouse roundtable in just 930 seconds. it's something you're born with. and inspires the things you choose to do. you do what you do... because it matters. at hp we don't just believe in the power of technology. we believe in the power of people when technology works for you. to dream. to create. to work. if you're going to do something. make it matter. that if you pick three people, odds are they'll approach everything in their own unique way -- including investing. so we help clients identify and prioritize their life
? >>> another breaking story we're covering. collision at sea. a u.s. navy cruiser rams a nuclear-powered submarine in exercises off the east coast. how could this have happened? >>> mama oprah. the queen of all media talks about being mother to 19 girls. oprah winfrey opening up in an exclusive interview about her emotional journey with the first class of her academy. she discusses the future of her cable network, own. >>> and royal treatment. the 16-year-old who beat a potentially lethal flesh-eating bacteria. this morning, the moving honor her classmates have bestowed upon her. >>> and good morning, everyone. we're counting down to the next presidential debate. round two of the prize fight between president obama and mitt romney will be a battle for momentum in the final weeks before election day. we'll look at who's got the advantage heading into tuesday night. >> give you a sense of the stakes here. president obama taking four days off the trail hunkering down for debate prep. we'll get into that with jake tapper coming up. >>> also, he's the austrian daredevil getting ready
to the number one issue, the economy. in particular, u.s. auto jobs. >> you were very clear that you would not provide government assistance to the u.s. auto companies, even if they went through bankruptcy. >> the idea that has been suggested that i would liquidate the industry, of course not. >> reporter: the latest abc news/"washington post" poll shows this race is still close, with the president carrying a one-point lead. >> i don't think mitt romney hurt himself. but i think barack obama may have helped himself a point or two in the course of the debate. >> reporter: and with exactly two weeks, now, until election day, both of the candidates will be spending most of their time campaigning in the key battleground states. reporting live in boca raton, florida, brandi hitt. now, back to you live in the studio. >> thank you, brandi. >>> the final presidential debate is in the books. and the final sprint to election day can begin. >> and joining us is our senior washington editor, rick klein. thank you for being here. did you think last night's debate move the needle at all in an increasing
in the united states. authorities say he came to the u.s. explicitly to carry out the attack. >>> for the first time in nearly 20 years u.s. government says crime rates in the numbers are up. the u.s. department of justice says telephone surveys of 75,000 people showed an increase of around 22% in assault. that pushed up the overall rate for violent crime for the first time of a number this high since 1993. >>> well, it's been several days lost in montana's national park and now the hikers have sharing their -- are sharing their story. dr. jason hiser and his friend neal peckens got back to virginia tuesday after surviving a patch of wintry weather and rationing out the food. the experienced hikers got turned around after their map blew away and one of them fell down a steep terrain in the snow. they heard the rescuers' calls. >> the worst part of the whole thing was the fact that we were not able to communicate with anyone back home that cared about us. >> the hardest think was to keep staying in the same place and not moving. >> very grateful for everyone that -- that is you know shown us so
have more evidence tonight that the u.s. housing market is coming back to life. the number of new homes constructed in september jumped 15% in one month. and that is the fastest rate of new construction since the early days of the recession, in july 2008. something else we've not seen in four years, the fastest rate of applications for building permits, up 12%, a promise of new construction around the bend. >>> and a startling headline today about an article of faith in the health of american families. the annual physical at the doctor's office. a new study by british researchers raises the question, do they really make us healthier and do they save lives? abc's chief medical editor dr. richard besser has been pouring over the results. >> reporter: we've thought of it as the right way to do medicine. urge everyone to get an annual checkup, even if they felt fine. but the study out today, looking at more than 150,000 people at different times in different countries, may take you out of the waiting room. comparing average people who got an annual checkup with people who didn't, there was
: perhaps the biggest distinction, on syria. romney arguing the u.s. should partner with other countries to help arm the rebels to defeat president bashar assad. >> then ensure they obtain the arms they need to defeat assad's tanks and helicopters and fighter jets. >> reporter: romney's aide saying he is not suggesting the u.s. arm the rebels directly. president obama has opposed providing weapons to the rebels partly out of concern that those could bind up in the hands of terrorists. on iran mitt romney earlier this year saying this. >> if we re-elect barack obama, iran will have a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: but today was unclear what exactly romney would do that would be different. the obama administration imposing tough sanctions already. >> i will not hesitate to impose new sanctions on iran and will tighten the sanctions we currently have. >> reporter: the obama campaign asking just what would those new sanctions be and on libya after the attack in benghazi that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens, blistering words for the obama administration. >> this latest
after bin laden's capture to put bin laden on trial in the u.s. if bin laden survived the navy seal takedown. the president expecting bin laden going down fighting the book "the finish" on sale in 12 days. >>> the administration says there is evidence that stiff economic sanctions against iran are working. iranians protested in the streets of tehran yesterday, voicing anger about iran's plummeting currency and lost more than a third of its value in just a week. so that means it is costing citizens, a lot more to purchase imported goods. >>> american airlines is sweetening its offer as contract talks continue pilots. the carrier offering to put off pay cuts for international and overnight flights until end of the month. the airline has inspected all boeing 757 jets after problems with the loose seats. all the jets are now back in operation, but some passengers fear, pilots are using their power to force flight delays. >> i think there is enough things that could be written up on aircraft. you have a very complex machine that, that is being operated. there is always going to be some,
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